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Small semi-detached villa 2 miles from Le Lavandou & fabulous beaches

Bedrooms 2
Separate WCs1
Space 430 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 shower-room with WC ,1 additional WC, sleeps a maximum of 5

Our 'Little House' close to Bormes and Le Lavandou provides a choice of beaches against the backdrop of the Des Maures Hills. Bormes has the reputation of being the sunniest and prettiest village on the Cote d'Azur. Le Lavandou is a bustling resort providing a splendid choice of restaurants, and departures for the Isles d'Hyeres. We have the shared use of a pool and tennis court. Golf at Val Cros is 5 miles away. There is no TV or telephone but we do have WIFI.

J. M. & E. A. Wright
Member since: 2000
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
9 July, 2018

About J. M. & E. A. Wright

I am a retired solicitor and my wife is a retired librarian. We have lived at Kingsland Cottage Parkham Bideford for 42 years. We own our French property jointly.

J. M. & E. A. Wright purchased this villa in 1989


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Bormes-les-Mimosas in Var

Property Type:
  • villa (semi-detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • near the sea
  • resort
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Sunbed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom - Toilet
    Salle de Douche - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • the bathroom is a shower-room. There is no bath. We have recently had all the fittings renewed. There is a toilet in the shower-room. There is also a separate toilet downstairs.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , sofa bed in the living-room. The 2 single beds are bunk beds
  • 1 double, 1 twin
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis Court
  • Terrace
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 2 deck chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • paddle boating
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Renters must provide their own sheets, duvet covers, pillow slips and towels. The hob has 4 rings. There is no central heating. For those who rent during the winter and spring there are electric wall heaters which provide plenty of warmth. There are 2 sun-loungers for use on the balcony; we keep the cushions in the cupboard in the 2nd bedroom.


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Small semi-detached villa 2 miles from Le Lavandou & fabulous beaches
average rating of 4.814815 based on 27 reviews

A very welcoming 'little' house

  • 5 of 5

Although it may be 'little', the house is really comfortable and has a very homely feel. It provided everything we (family of four) needed. We made particular use of the back garden and BBQ in the evening - the garden is not directly overlooked and is shaded in the afternoon/evening which is a bonus in the summer. There are a number of nice sandy beaches and coves within about 15 mins drive - most of which provide free car parking. The swimming pool is great for children and is only a couple on minutes on foot from the house. Bormes les Mimosas is a nearby and worth a visit and provides splendid views of the coastline. The house provides a great base for people who like to explore their surrounding area as it is minutes from the coast but also at the foot of the Maures Mountains. If you don't mind a car journey ( and have nerves of steel) the Gorge du Verdon, is spectacular and well worth a day trip. All in all we're happy to recommend this property to other visitors to the area. We are looking forward to returning to the house soon.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2009
  • Date of Stay: July 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks indeed to Sue and family for a very thoughtful review. we have had the little house for 20 years and it is very much our second home. The House Notes which we send to anyone who is interested suggest a day trip (a very long day trip) to the Verdun Gorge and we are delighted that you were able to make the trip; the Gorge is certainly spectacular. Nearer home a visit to the Abbee Thoronet is recommended; over the Autoroute Provencal (A.8) at gate 13 to the village of Thoronet and 2 miles further on. The Abbee is in a delightful setting and very peaceful. The beaches at La Faviere, Le Lavandou, St. Clair, Fossette Plage and Cavaliere all have parking gratuit but not I'm afraid at Cabasson and l'Essangnol beaches; parking at these beaches under the trees £6.50 (approx) for the day. Like you we think Le Lavandou and its surrounds has much to offer and we do hope you will be renting the Little House again; we have pencilled in your provisional booking! Jeremy and Anna.
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Beautiful little house

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended holiday home having stayed a few years now it never disappoints in comfort and facilities, plus shared swimming pool, lovely.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Isabel and David, Many thanks for your very kindly review. We are always delighted when renters make return visits. The pool is definitely a bonus and well maintained by our Residents' Association as is the tennis court.Jeremy and Anna.
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ein süsses schönes Häuschen zum Wohlfühlen! A nice little House!

  • 5 of 5

We were in the little nice house for 3 times now and we always liked it very much. It's big enough for 4 people in a quite area. In the house is everything we needed.The owners are very friendly and helpfull!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely little house

  • 5 of 5

It is the 5th time we have stayed here. It is convenient for many of the facilities we enjoy and well placed to visit further away.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Michael and Helena for giving us 5 Stars. We can't believe that you have stayed in the Little House on 5 occasions but 'tis true. We hope there might be more; you must ask for a discount! Jeremy and Anna.
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Great little villa in a wonderful area of France

  • 5 of 5

Lovely little house with absolutely everything we needed. The children loved the swimming pool and tennis court. Close to Pins de Bormes, perfect for breakfast (and a great little market on Tuesdays). Le Faviere, Le Lavandou and Bormes village less than 5 minutes away. All three were great for evening strolls and well worth a visit.

We had a perfect two weeks and we will definitely be back.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks Barnaby for taking the trouble to write a review. I think I should point out that Barnaby is our son so please disregard the 5 Stars he gives the Little House but what he says is probably fair comment. We certainly have the use of a swimming-pool and tennis court. 5 minutes to Pin de Bormes and Le Faviere yes; perhaps a little longer to the Le Lavandou sea-front and Bormes Village. Bormes les Mimosas is a hill village with magnificent views over the Med; it is considered one of the prettiest villages on the Cote d'Azur and the floral displays in every nook and cranny are magnificent. Your Mother and Father.
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Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

We (four persons) felt at home immediately in this charming little house. It is well equipped and we had anything we needed. In the garden there are chairs and tables both in the front and the back of the house so we had all meals outside. Furthermore there are sun loungers on the balcony.

A reserved parking place is located in front of the house.

After returning from our excursions we used to take a bath in the big pool just a few minutes away from the house.

The owners are very friendly. We didn't meet them but we've got a large documentation by e-mail. They also got in touch with us during our stay.

The wonderful old town of Bormes-Les-Mimosas in the hills and the lively La Faviére at the harbour are reachable in a few minutes by car to play boule or enjoy ice cream. Nearby there are lots of gorgeous sandy beaches. We didn't have enough time to try them all - neither the beaches nor the ice creams.

We enjoyed our holidays very much and would like to come back to the "little house".

Maya & Jens

  • Review Submitted: 16-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Maya and Jens for your splendid and much appreciated review. Your English is well nigh perfect. I wish I could speak and write in German as you do in English. Our English friends will smile and know that you and the family bathed in the pool and didn't take a bath! We understand that your daughter particularly enjoyed the pool; it is certainly used by the residents but big enough for all. Like all large pools it is shallow at one end but deep at the other. Just right for children. If you ever wish to stay in the Le Lavandou area again we would love to have you back. Anna and Jeremy.
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Nearest Airport
25 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.6 Kilometres
Cafe d'Europe
Nearest Golf
8 Kilometres
Val Cros La Londe
Nearest Restaurant
0.6 Kilometres
Cafe d'Europe
Nearest Beach
2 Kilometres
Car: necessary

Le Lavandou is some 20 miles West of St. Tropez and a recent Sunday Times travel article suggests that the resorts to the West are more enjoyable than those to the East. The Le Lavandou beaches ( St. Clair, Fossette Plage, Cavaliere, Faviere,Cabasson and Estagnol) are particularly recommended. They are superb. A trip to the Isles d'Hyeres and especially Isle de Port Cros is a must. The backdrop to Le Lavandou is the range of Des Maures hills; these provide splendid walking opportunities and the roads/lanes by car are quite exciting!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Bormes-les-Mimosas, Var

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
High Season
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Late Summer
2 Sep 2018 - 29 Sep 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
30 Sep 2018 - 1 Dec 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
2 Dec 2018 - 2 Mar 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
3 Mar 2019 - 1 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
low season
2 Jun 2019 - 29 Jun 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
high season
30 Jun 2019 - 1 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
late summer
2 Sep 2019 - 28 Sep 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
29 Sep 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Stay tax £0.65 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 13 years.

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